The contention that Black people in circumstances similar to those in which Kyle Rittenhouse found himself would have been treated differently by the law is not supported by the statistics (“Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings,” Web, Nov. 19). In fact, in this country over 70% of homicide defendants acquitted on claims of self-defense are Black, according to William Wilbanks in “The Myth of a Racist Criminal Justice System.”


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